Manel Puig Domingo
Director of the IGTP · PI Endocrine, Thyroid and Obesity Research Group
(+34) 934 978 655 · (+34) 934 978 653
Dr Puig graduated in medicine in 1988 at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and undertook his residency at the Endocrinology and Nutrition Service at the Sant Pau Hospital (Barcelona). He spent two years as a researcher at the University of Texas Health Science Center before returning to Sant Pau as a researcher and practicing doctor, where he was Coordinator of the Experimental Endocrinology Laboratory. He has been Medical Director of the Maresme Health Consortium, Scientific Director of the Hospital at Mataró and Vice President of the Catalan and Spanish Societies of Endocrinology and Nutrition.
After receiving his diploma for Health Services Management he worked at the Endocrinology and Nutrition Service at the Hospital Clínic Hospital in Barcelona. Since 2010 he has been Chief Physician of the Endocrinology and Nutrition Service at the Germans and Trias University Hospital (Can Ruti) and since 2011 he has been the director of the Rossend Carrasco i Formiguera Foundation.
Dr Puig's is actively involved in teaching; he is a Lecturer on the graduate courses at the Faculty of Medicine at Barcelona University and has directed 4 doctoral theses. He has signed 26 research projects as principal investigator, published 151 papers in international scientific journals and edited two books on endocrinology as well as authoring another 42 chapters on the same subject. He has been awarded 5 prizes from scientific and professional societies; he is a reviewer for 7 scientific journals and a member of 8 scientific societies, including two in America.